COVID-Related Election Litigation Tracker

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This database consolidates and tracks litigation concerning the effect of the pandemic on election law. The purpose of this tool is to provide an interactive list of relevant cases that can be searched by issue, court, status, and jurisdiction.

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Nevada Republican Central Committee v. Clark County


Nevada Republican Central Committee v. Clark County, No. A-20-8238210W (Nev. Dist. Ct., Clark Cnty.)

  Case Summary Petitioners, the Nevada Republican Party and Trump’s re-election campaign, filed a Nevada Public Records Act Application and a petition for declaratory and injunctive relief asking the court to compel Clark County Nevada to immediately make available complete copies of a voluminous records, including but not limited to: images of every voter’s signature on ballots for the general election as well as images of their signatures on file; the names, parties and shifts of members of the counting board; detailed documents regarding policies, training materials and names of employees regarding every aspect of poll watching, ballot processing, and security.
Filed 10/27/2020
State Nevada
Type of Court State
Status Active
Last Updated 05/14/2021
Issue Tag(s) Vote-by-Mail (Other Vote-by-Mail Issue)
Access to County Election Records
Complaint(s) 10/27/2020: Complaint filed.
Dispositive Ruling(s) 11/02/2020: Other, Petitioner's request for three public records has been granted in part; Petitioner's request for documents on a "rolling basis" is denied by the court as the information provided by some documents was added after the case filing. The court thus addressed only documents in existence at the time of the petitioner's request.
11/13/2020: Order/Ruling, Order Granting in Part and Denying in Part Petitioners' Application for Order Compelling Disclosure of Public Records Pursuant to NRS 239.011 Petition for Writ of Mandamus
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